Ivy-Dry

Generic Name: Benzyl alcohol, Zinc acetate, Camphor, Menthol

  • What is this medication?

    Ivy-Dry contains an anti-itch, a rash treatment, and external analgesics. It is intended to temporarily relieve the itching, oozing, and weeping associated with minor skin irritations and rashes due to poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac, and insect bites. It is also intended to aid in drying the oozing and weeping of poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac.
  • Are there any warnings associated with Ivy-Dry?

    This product is for external use only. Test the product on a small patch of skin before applying to the entire body.

    Do not use on the face or genital areas.

    Avoid contact with the eyes.

    This product is not to be used on areas of blistered or broken skin.

    Do not cover the affected area with a compress after application of the product.

    Stop use and ask a doctor if the condition worsens. If the condition does not improve or persists past 7 days, or clears up and occurs again in a couple of days, discontinue use of this product and consult a physician.

    Severe reactions to urushiol (the chemical released by the plant, which causes the irritation) can look like chemical burns and have a thick leathery appearance. Additional applications may be necessary.

    Do not use Ivy-Dry Cream on children under the age of 2. Do not use Ivy-Dry Super on children under the age of 6.

    Keep this and all drugs out of the reach of children. If it is ingested, contact a physician or a poison control center immediately.

  • Should I talk to my doctor before using Ivy-Dry?

    Contact a doctor before using Ivy-Dry Super if you are pregnant.

    Talk to your doctor if you have any health concerns that could lead to unwanted side effects related to this product.

  • What are the possible side effects of Ivy-Dry?

    Side effects cannot always be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue using this product.
  • What should I avoid while using Ivy-Dry?

    Avoid contact with the eyes when using this product.

    Do not apply this product more than 3 times daily.

    Do not use this product on the face or genital areas.

    This product is not to be used on areas of blistered or broken skin.

    Do not cover the affected area with a compress after application of the product.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Ivy-Dry?

    If Ivy-Dry is used with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. Always check with your doctor before combining Ivy-Dry with any other medication.
  • What is the usual dosage of Ivy-Dry?

    Ivy-Dry Cream:

    Adults and children 2 years: Apply to the affected area not more than 3 times daily.

    Children <2: Do not use. Consult a physician.

    Ivy-Dry Super: Test product on small patch of skin before applying to the entire body.

    Adults and children 6 years: Shake this product well before using. Apply to the affected area not more than 3 times daily.

    Children <6: Do not use. Consult a physician.

  • How should I store Ivy-Dry?

    Store at room temperature.